Chicken Tacos

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Even finicky eaters love "Taco Night" because they can add toppings to suit their tastes. In this chicken taco recipe, the chicken is coated with taco seasoning and then stir-fried, so the zesty flavor really shines through.
Chicken Tacos Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup chopped green pepper
  • 8 taco shells, warmed
  • Shredded lettuce and cheddar cheese
  • Salsa, optional


  1. Place taco seasoning in a large resealable plastic bag; add chicken, in batches, and shake to coat.
  2. In a large skillet, cook and stir chicken in 2 tablespoons butter for 4-5 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove chicken and keep warm.
  3. In the same skillet, saute the onion and green pepper in remaining butter for 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir in chicken; spoon into taco shells. Top with lettuce and cheese. Serve with salsa if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 334 calories, 16g fat (7g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 1034mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein.

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